The Best Luxury Hotels in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
It’s all about romance and relaxation at Pueblo Bonito Pacifica in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico | Courtesy of Pueblo Bonito Pacifica
Luxury hotels in Cabo San Lucas entice the world’s well-heeled travelers with a combination of Mexico’s laid-back luxury and the natural beauty of the Baja California peninsula. Think Balinese day beds on the beach, private infinity pools and in-room craft cocktail bars. Here’s our pick – so book your stay now with Culture Trip.
Chileno Bay Resort and Residences, Auberge Resorts Collection
4.7/5 (76 Reviews)
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Now from $935 per night
Family-friendly Chileno Bay’s hip aesthetic pervades this contemporary beachside set-up, with bleached woods and natural materials at one with their surroundings. Three sides of the resort edge onto the desert, while the other tickles turquoise seas and soft sands. Vast guest rooms feel more like suites. In the bathroom, blue-and-white tiling sweeps across floors and over walls to frame freestanding tubs and rainforest showers. There are private outdoor showers, too, with bespoke herbal potions to enhance the al fresco bathing experience. A changing schedule of visiting celebrity chefs makes dinner a highlight.
The Cape, a Thompson Hotel
4.8/5 (849 Reviews)
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Now from $762 per night
The clean, contemporary lines dreamed up by visionary Mexico City architect Javier Sánchez give an elegant feel to the Cape. Each of its guest rooms takes in El Arco, the famous rocky landmark where the Pacific becomes the Gulf of California. Gaze at it from a hanging daybed on your private balcony while sipping a cocktail from your own craft cocktail bar. Alternative vantage points could be your 360-degree rain shower or, perhaps, the freestanding copper-leafed tub.
Nobu Hotel Los Cabos
4.6/5 (275 Reviews)
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Now from $517 per night
This joint venture from celebrity chef Nobuyuki Matsuhisa and his buddy Robert De Niro is the Nobu brand’s first hotel in Latin America. The 200-room modern resort brings Japanese styling to Cabo. Whitewashed walls mix with dark teak, with landscapes planted with cacti and agaves as a backdrop. Despite the pared-back design, the chilled party atmosphere adds genuine warmth – it’s a perfectly curated balance of luxury and hospitality.
Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal
4.9/5 (643 Reviews)
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Now from $1601 per night
Emerging from the mountainside, this cocoon of five-star luxury sits where the desert meets the pristine sea. A grand entrance via a privately owned tunnel – hung with chandeliers, no less – sets the expectation for this 24-acre (10ha) resort. Choose from villa, casita or beachfront suites. All boast enormous sink-into-me beds, marble countertops and chandeliers. The complimentary bottle of top-of-the-line Clase Azul Reposado tequila is a nice touch. But it’s the personal service that excels. A team of butlers caters to your every whim, often before you’ve thought of what you need yourself.
Hacienda Beach Club and Residences
4.9/5 (90 Reviews)
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Now from $804 per night
Touching the shores of super-for-swimming Medano Beach, the Hacienda might just have one of the best views of Land’s End in Cabo. When you push open the heavy wooden hacienda doors to reveal your suite, an immense living space reveals itself, leading to a large outdoor terrace. It’s awash with handcrafted metalwork softened with fine furniture and original artworks – a high-end homey aesthetic in heavenly surroundings.
Grand Velas Los Cabos
4.9/5 (123 Reviews)
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Now from $1378 per night
This imposing beachfront hotel reveals itself to be a treasure trove of character once you step inside. Expansive ocean views are the backdrop to the soothing contemporary aesthetic, elegantly punctuated with colorful Mexican artworks. There are seven restaurants offering dazzlingly different fare, so make great use of the all-inclusive deal. Don’t miss the 10-course tasting menu at Cocina de Autor, put together by celebrated chef Sidney Schutte from the Netherlands.
Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Golf and Spa Resort
4.4/5 (930 Reviews)
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Now from $431 per night
It’s all about romance and relaxation at this self-contained adults-only resort. The 201-room boutique is an oasis of natural stone and glass nestled on a secluded beach, where double Bali beds line the sand – just perfect for drifting off to the sound of the waves. If you’re feeling peckish, ask the butler to arrange a private dinner under the stars. Back in the room, dark teak furniture and soft neutral accents create a soothing environment for an (optional) in-room massage.
Grand Solmar Land’s End
4.7/5 (365 Reviews)
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Now from $930 per night
With a grand pool complex that cascades onto a private beach, Grand Solmar is tropical Baja at its most luxurious. Days are best spent floating in the waters or sheltering under a thatch-roofed palapa. Swim-up bars provide the boost needed to tackle the more energetic activities – such as getting ready for dinner. Ocean-view suites come with muted tones and wood furnishings interspersed with classic pops of Mexican color. In the evenings, dine at the selection of in-house restaurants. Hit up farm-to-table La Roca to taste the best of Baja cuisine.
These recommendations were updated on August 9, 2021 to keep your travel plans fresh.